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Visor Cap Insignia Guide

This is an identification guide for the different types of Visor Cap insignia worn by members of various organizations in Germany from 1933 until 1945. Unless otherwise noted, all photographs are of original authentic items of the period. This guide is for identification only. To correctly authenticate an item, it's size, weight, composition, and construction details must be examined. If anyone has questions or suggestions, please contact Vern@GermanDaggers.com.

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Military




Heer (Army - 1st type)



Heer (Army - 1st type)



Heer (Army - 2nd type)



Heer (Army - 2nd type)



Heer (Army) General



Heer (Army) General



Kreigsmarine (Navy - 1st type)



Kreigsmarine (Navy - 1st type)



Kreigsmarine (Navy - 2nd type)



Kreigsmarine (Navy - 2nd type)



Kreigsmarine (Navy) Administration Officer



Kreigsmarine (Navy) Administration Officer



Luftwaffe (Air Force - 1st type)



Luftwaffe (Air Force - 1st type)



Luftwaffe (Air Force - 2nd type)



Luftwaffe (Air Force - 2nd type)



Luftwaffe (Air Force) General



Luftwaffe Civilian Workers - Base Firefighters, Doormen, Lift Operators, etc.






Generalluftzeugmeister (Air Force Procurement & Supply Service)



NSDAP




NSDAP - 1929 Pattern



NSDAP - 1934 Pattern



NSDAP - 1936 Pattern



NSDAP - 1936 (final) Pattern



NSDAP Political Leader



NSDAP Political Leader



SA Marine - 1st Pattern



SA Marine - 2nd Pattern



SA Marine - 3rd Pattern



SA Feldjagerkorps



SS Eagle and Skull - 1929 Pattern



SS Eagle and Skull - 1934 Pattern



SS Eagle and Skull - 1936 Pattern



NSDAP Senior Court Official



NSDAP Court Official



NSKK - 1929 Pattern



NSKK - 1934 Pattern



NSKK - 1934 Pattern



NSKK Motor School



NSKK Motor School



NSKK Transport Korps



NSKK Transport Korps



NSKK Transport Korps



NSKK Transport Korps



NSKK Transport Korps



NSKK Marine



HJ (Hitler Youth)



HJ (Hitler Youth)



HJ (Hitler Youth) Marine



HJ (Hitler Youth) Marine



NSFK (National Socialist Flying Corps)



1st Type DLV (German Flyers Association)



2nd Type DLV (German Flyers Association)



2nd Type DLV (German Flyers Association)



3rd Type DLV (German Flyers Association)



3rd Type DLV (German Flyers Association)



FAD (Volunteer Labor Service)



RAD (Reich Labor Service) - Enamel



RAD (Reich Labor Service) - Painted



DAF (German Labor Front)



DAF (German Labor Front)



DAF (German Labor Front)



DAF (German Labor Front) Leader



DAF (German Labor Front) Leader

Government Services




Landzoll - Land Customs



Landzoll - Land Customs



Wasserzoll - Water Customs



Wasserzoll - Water Customs



Reichbahn - Railroad Service (early)



Reichbahn - Railroad Service



Reichbahn - Railroad Service



Reichbahn - Railroad Service



Reichbahn Beamte



Bahnschutz - Railroad Protection Police - 1st Pattern



Bahnschutz - Railroad Protection Police - 2nd Pattern



Reichbahn Water Protection Police Leader



Reichbahn Water Protection Police Leader



Bahnschutz - Railroad Protection Police



Bahnschutz - Railroad Protection Police



Reichbahn Water Protection Police



Straßenbahner-Tram Operator



Reichpost - Postal Service



Reichpost - Postal Service



Reichpost - Postal Service



Postschutz - Postal Protection Police



Deutsche Rote Kreuz - Red Cross (early)



Deutsche Rote Kreuz - Red Cross



Deutsche Rote Kreuz - Red Cross



Werkschutz - Factory Protection Police



Luftschutz - SHD



Reichsluftschutzbund-RLB - National Air Protection League - General Officer



Reichsluftschutzbund-RLB - National Air Protection League



Reichsluftschutzbund-RLB - National Air Protection League



Reichsluftschutzbund-RLB - National Air Protection League - Enlisted



State Forestry Service Cap



State Forestry Service



State Forestry Service



Air/Sea Rescue Service



Air/Sea Rescue Service



Government Service Official



Government Service Official



Reichs Auswärtiges Amt - Diplomatic Service Korps



Reichs Auswärtiges Amt - Diplomatic Service Korps



Ostgebiete des Deutschen Reiches - Eastern Territories Official - early pattern



Ostgebiete des Deutschen Reiches - Eastern Territories Junior Official - early pattern



Ostgebiete des Deutschen Reiches - Eastern Territories Senior Official



Ostgebiete des Deutschen Reiches - Eastern Territories Senior Official



Ostgebiete des Deutschen Reiches - Eastern Territories Official



Ostgebiete des Deutschen Reiches - Eastern Territories Official



Zentralhandelsgesellschaft Ost - Eastern Territories Offical



Polizei/Feuerwehr - Police/Fire (1st type)



Polizei/Feuerwehr - Police/Fire (2nd type)



Polizei/Feuerwehr - Police/Fire (2nd type)



Landwacht Polizei - Rural Police



Polizei/Feuerwehr General - Police/Fire



Polizei/Feuerwehr General - Police/Fire



Technische Nothilfe-TeNo - Technical Emergency Corps (early)



Technische Nothilfe-TeNo - Technical Emergency Corps



Technische Nothilfe-TeNo - Technical Emergency Corps



Technische Nothilfe-TeNo - Technical Emergency Corps



Technische Nothilfe-TeNo - Technical Emergency Corps

Veteran Organizations




Reichskriegerbund - 1936 Pattern



Deutscher Kyffhäuserbund - 1936 Pattern Officer



Deutscher Kyffhäuserbund - 1936 Pattern Member



Nationalsozialistische Kriegsopferversorgung (NSKOV)



Soldatenbund - 1936-1938



Nationalsozialistische Kyffhäuserbund - 1938 Transistional Pattern



Nationalsozialistische Kyffhäuserbund - Marine Pattern



Nationalsozialistische Kyffhäuserbund - 1939 Pattern


Miscellaneous Organizations




Miner's Association - Visor Cap



Miner's Association - Shako



Berghoheitsverwaltung (Mine Administration Service - formed 1936) - Shako



Prussian Miner's Association - Shako